LAMB COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056949
Date first listed:
19-Apr-1961
Date of most recent amendment:
18-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
LAMB COTTAGE, 4, PALMER STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
LAMB COTTAGE, 4, PALMER STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
South Petherton
National Grid Reference:
ST4310817033

Details

SOUTH PETHERTON CP PALMER STREET (North side) ST4317 6/141 No 4 (Lamb Cottage) (formerly listed as House 70yds, W of Methodist Chapel) 19.4.61

GV II

Detached cottage. Probably early C18. Ham stone near-ashlar facade, coursed rubble to sides and rear; thatched roof with coped west gable, half-hipped to east; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses, except lower bay 1 which has a wave-mould recess; 3-light upper bay 3, 4-light lower bays 1 and 3, both with individual labels, but in bay 1 the mullions adapted, and removed from bay 3; to upper bays 1 and 2 early pattern casement windows with vertical iron bars internally and rectangular-leaded lights, 3-light bay 1 and 2-light bay 2: to lower bay 2 a cambered-arched doorway in rectangular recess with incised spandrils, no label, with boarded door on moulded frame set in recess, up 5 steps. Raked buttress to south-east corner, possibly a relic of a demolished building: in east gable, which is rendered, are C20 metal windows, rectangular leaded; outshut to rear. To west gable a long office building, possibly in separate ownership, and not of special interest. Interior not seen, but reported is a 2-room cross passage plan formerly, with 2 ceiling beams chamfered with runout steps but little else of interest; collar beam roof trusses (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4310817033

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
264226
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in February, (1974)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10252/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John H. Sparkes. Source Historic England Archive
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